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2020 WOMEN ON BOARDS’ The 7TH Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity Research is clear: diverse boards have more profitable corporate bottom lines. On November 15, 2017, across the country, thousands of C-Suite and senior-level executives will meet. Here, in Chicago, 14 Corporate Board Members from NASDAQ, NYSE, LSE, & private companies will discuss: Building the pipeline: How do we prepare ourselves and find director opportunities? AGENDA (Download 2-Page Flyer and/or Event Details with Full Bios) 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration, networking, and mingling while enjoying light buffet & drinks. 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Welcoming Remarks: HOST SPONSOR and 2020 WOB, Chicago Chair. 2020 Women on Boards Co-Founder & President Malli Gero covers latest research & presents: Ambassador Awards to following companies for 20%+ women on their boards for the last 6 years Abbott Laboratories (NYSE): Steve Fussell, EVP & CHRO—currently with 33% women on board. Allstate (NYSE): Gilda Spencer, SVP, Deputy General Counsel—currently with 30% women on board. Associated Bank (NASDAQ): CEO and President Philip B. Flynn)—currently with 25% women on board. Deloitte (PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP): Donna Glass, Managing Partner, Industry Program—currently with 33% women on board. Arthur J. Gallagher & Company (NYSE): Board Member Kay McCurdy—currently with 20% women on board. Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE): Christine Castellano, SVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, & Chief Compliance Officer—currently with 36% women on board. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE): EVP, General Counsel, & Secretary Jerry Krulewitch—currently with 21% women on board. Metropolitan Club (PRIVATE EQUITY): currently with 55% women on board. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP): currently with 20%+ women on board. 6:30 PM- 7:15 PM: Building the pipeline: How do we prepare ourselves and find director opportunities? Keynote Speakers: Ana Dutra, CEO & President, The Executives’ Club of Chicago (CME Group • NASDAQ) Kunal Kapoor, CEO, Morningstar, Inc. (Morningstar • NASDAQ) Kelly Chambliss, General Manager & Managing Partner, IDS, IBM Global Business Services (CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE) Moderator: Eileen Kamerick: Board Director: Associated Banc-Corp(NYSE)- Corporate Governance Committee Chair; Legg-Mason Closed-End Mutual Funds (NYSE) and Hochschild Mining plc (LSE)—Audit Committee Chair. 7:15 PM – 8:00 PM: What’s most important for directors to know about corporate boards/directorship roles? Small group table discussions with following Corporate Board Directors & Experts on above topic and Q&A session. Eileen Kamerick, MODERATOR. Board Director: Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE); Legg- Mason Closed-End Mutual Funds (NYSE); Hochschild Mining plc (LSE). Philip B. Flynn, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT, ASSOCIATED BANK (NYSE). Phil Flynn joined Associated Bank in 2009 as President and Chief Executive Officer and Board Director; a variety of boards, including the Green Bay Packers, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum, St. Norbert College, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. Kunal Kapoor, KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Board Director: Morningstar (NASDAQ): Kunal Kapoor, CFA, is the CEO of Morningstar, Inc; Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40; served on the board of PitchBook. Donna Glass, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT FOR DELOITTE (PRIVATE- World’s largest consulting firm). Donna Glass is the Managing Partner, Industry Program, Deloitte Advisory, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Deloitte’s U.S. Board of Directors. Kay W. McCurdy, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT, ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & COMPANY (NYSE). Kay W. McCurdy is Of Counsel with Locke Lord, LLP; Board Director and Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee at Arthur J. Gallagher & Company Lyle Logan, Board Director: Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ), Adtalem Global Education (NYSE). Lyle Logan is an EVP and Managing Director for Northern Trust Corporation’s Global Financial Institutions Group; Chairman and CEO of The Northern Trust International Banking Corporation. Ana Dutra, KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Board Director: CME Group (NASDAQ): Ana Dutra is the President and CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, a world-class senior executives’ organization. Previously she was the CEO of Mandala Global Advisors and the CEO of Leadership and Talent Consulting for Korn/Ferry International. Lisa Wardell, Board Director: Adtalem Global Education (NYSE). Lisa Wardell is President and CEO of Adtalem Global Education and has been a member of Adtalem’s board of directors since 2008. She’s the only African-American female CEO currently in the Fortune 1000. Kelly C. Chambliss, KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Board Director: CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE): Kelly Chambliss is the General Manager and Managing Partner, IDS, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) North America; Fortune recognized her as one of the Most Powerful Next Generation Women, noting her deep STEM commitment and leadership. Jesse H. Ruiz, Board Director: Commonwealth Edison, an Exelon Company (NYSE) Dany St-Pierre, Board Director: Boralex, Inc, (TSE). Steve Fussell, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT, ABBOTT LABORATORIES (NYSE). Steve Fussell is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Abbott Laboratories; Chairman of the Board and President of the Clara Abbott Foundation; board member of the Abbott Fund. Donna Smith, Board Director: First Bank of Highland Park. Jerry Krulewitch, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT FOR MCDONALD’S CORPORATION (NYSE). Jerry Krulewitch is the EVP, General Counsel, & Secretary for McDonald’s Corporation globally, working closely with McDonald’s independent Board Gilda Spencer, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT, ALLSTATE (NYSE). Gilda Spencer is SVP, Deputy General Counsel, Dispute Resolution Services for Allstate; Board Director, The Ohio State University Alumni Association board. Venita Fields, Board Director: Derry Enterprises, Inc., VSA Partners, Inc. (private companies). Debbie McCormack, Managing Director, Deloitte Center for Board Effectiveness. Christine Castellano, AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENT, INGREDION (NYSE). Christine M. Castellano is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer for Ingredion Incorporated; she provides advice and counsel to Ingredion’s board of directors. Adela Cepeda, BOARD DIRECTOR, BMO FINANCIAL CORPORATION, SUBSIDIARY OF BANK OF MONTREAL (TSX). Malli Gero, CO-FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, 2020 Women on Boards. Thank you for supporting 2020 Women on Boards. Sponsorship dollars go towards education and advocacy, research, and giving women a larger voice and seat at the boardroom table. More information is available at 2020 Women on Boards (WOB) national website, www.2020wob.com. ___________________________________________________________________________ Thank you to the Chicago Steering Committee members: Hajara Al Amodi, Deborah Bornstein, Cindy Burrell, Kathy Graham, Molly Louthan, Martha McGuire, Mark Trembacki, Rebecca Wing, Sonja Brisard, Emily Harris, Ann Rieder, Laura Stern, Ann Linton, Kate Seitz, Bridget Hayman, Rita Fisher, Shirley Hogsett, LaShon Anthony (Member Emeritus), Barry Cain, Deborah Cohen, Jerri Edwards, Andy Feltovich, Kina Guyton, Leslie Krohn, and Karen Staib Duffy. ___________________________________________________________________________ Sponsors: Gold Sponsors: Allstate; Accenture; The Metropolitan Club; Deloitte; Skadden. Silver Sponsors: McDonald's; Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Abbott; CME Group. Bronze Sponsors: William Blair; Associated Bank; First Bank of Highland Park; Legg Mason; PR Ability; The HQ Companies, Inc.; Richards. ___________________________________________________________________________ Transportation:Uber is a mobile app that allows you to request a private car. Download the app at the Google Play Store or go to http://m.uber.com. Then set your pick-up location. ___________________________________________________________________________ Web: http://www.2020wob.com/chapters/chi Connect on Social Media: http://www.twitter.com/2020WOBhttps://www.facebook.com/2020WOB https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3381466 2020 Women on Boards is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.